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Capitol Coverage: Personhood Proposal Impacts Colorado U.S. Senate Race

In Capitol Coverage, Featured, Morning Magazine

Colorado voters this November will once again decide on an amendment that would give unborn babies the same constitutional and legal rights as a person. The measure is bringing out some familiar faces – and, as Bente Birkeland reports, it’s also impacting one of the closest U.S. senate races in the country.

Above photo: Opponents of a amendment 67 hold a rally at the state capitol. The amendment would give unborn babies the same constitutional and legal rights as a person

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Allen Franklin with the liberal group Progress Now Colorado attends a rally at the state capitol to kick off the no on amendment 67 campaign. He stands with a cutout of Republican Congressman Cory Gardner, who is running for U.S. Senate. Gardner used to support the personhood amendment, but now opposes it locally.

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